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tv   Early Today in Iowa  NBC  January 22, 2016 4:30am-5:00am CST

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this morning -- one part of the country is bracing for a massive winter storm. it's freezing air travel -- leaving millions of people wondering where they'll spend the weekend. plusus-- musical ccairs at the top. what a new poll shows us about the iowa caucuses. and your hands have to be steady to8do the job -- job one man continues to do even as he's about to turn 105. he won't cut and run -- and this morning, we're hearing his amazing story. i'm jerry gallagher. let's check on your r eather now with storm track 7 meteorologist kyle kiel. good morning. good friday morning. there has beenna little bit of light snow and flurries tracking through the area overnight, however it hasn't had
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much of an impact on the roads. here's the storm track 7 live doppler radar. the snow has diminished quiet a bit as we do have some dry air in place. here's the road conditions. most of the area is find, but north of highway twenty there have been some slick spots. storm track 7 live weather network camera shows a few slick spots in decorah, otherwise we have quiet conditions across the area. visibility is also reuced due to some snow and a little few degrees since the clouds have hung on tight through the area. highs today will be in the 20s
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mostly cloudy to partly cloudy sky. we will have e ore details on a a big story this morning is a big storm bearing down on the east coast. they could get more tan two feet of snow this weekend. government offices will close at noon in washington today. flights have been canceled. reid binion has the latest for us. "welll winter has finally arrived in north carolina." ...and south carolina... ...maryland ....new york... state along the eastern seaboard... 75 million people between the mississipppriver to maine e e facing potentially record-breaking winter weather conditions. the massive storm set to hit the east coast today has already frozen air travel, with more than 4,000 flights cancelled so far. united
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flights at washington dullas international and other regional airports starting friday afternoon. "i think it could be disastrous for a lot of people trying to get out of town." with the massive winter storm's cross hairs on the mid-atlantic... ...the nation's capital is still recovering from this year's first winter weather test. "if this was a test, we failed" "as soon as the e now started to fall, and there was no treatment on the road, it immediately froze." washinggon's mayor apologized for the snarled traffic that played out in this week's first that caused the gridlock was security and emergency management event." reid binion, kwwl news. the storm is expected to reach so far south -- it could affect sununay's n-f-c championship game between carolina and arizona in charlotte. this morning, a very sad update on a story we've been following. the search for a missing toddler is over. his body has been found. deputies say noah chamberlin's
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where he disappeared in the woods in tennessee. he was hiking with his grandmothh and sister last week -- when he ran off. volunteers and several agencies had been desperately searching the woods for the two- year-old. "it's tough on law enforcement and the rescue and the firemm and everybodydythat's been outut there. it's tough because you give your heart and soul, and we're human, too." deputies call it a tragic accident -- and say there was nothing suspicious about his death. a toddler in oregon is ok this morning after running out into traffic. take a look at the dash cam video out of oregon. you can see the outline of the two-year-old boy come running into your picture. authorities say he snuck out of a community center and made his way into traffic. luckily he was not hurt. the sheriff'soffice says it could have been much worse if the deputy wasn't paying attention. an easasern iowa courthouse hero is
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took his own life inside that courthouse. larry "buck" koos tackled gus glase, potentially saving lives. that happened in 2014 -- after glaser pulled out a gun at a board of supervisors meeting in jackson county. koos is one of three men who are suing -- claiming glaser was negligent when -- causing those inside to suffer injury and emotional distress. attorneys for glaser's estate deny the allegations. koos tells kwwl he has no comment. continuing coverage -- no charges against an iowa sheriff's deputy following a shooting. the muscatine county attorney says a deputy was justified when he shot a ssspect after a chase last week. authorities say timothy seefeldt stole a hummer from a restaurant parking lot. he was then accused of leading police on a chase and hitting several cars in a hotel parking lot, including a squad car. at that point, the deputy fired and hit seefeldt. he was then arrested and taken to the hospital. he is expected to be okk a man -- kicked by police after
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180- thousand dollars. that was the decision by a jury in oregon. dash cam video shows what happened. the man was riding his motorcycle when the officer knocked him off his bike at a traffic light. thofficer then kicked him. the officer claims what he did was in l lne with state police policy. we're getting a look at crime rates in one eastern iowa city -- and those rates are going down. cedar falls police report a slight drop in crime last year. this continues a five year trend. police chief jeff olson says part of the credit has to go to citizens -- who lelethem know when they see something unusual -- and they hope that continues. "even if you don't know if just be the best witness you can and remember what you can about the individual or the vehicle or whatever you can and write those things down." cedar falls saw the largest drop in
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however -- owi's did go up. it's 50 days in jail for a man police on a chase. jeffery kuennen pleaded guilty to domestic assault and carrying weapons -- among other charges. the winneshiek county sheriff's office was called to a disturbance at a home in spillville last november. after a chase -- kuennn was arrested. t-s-a agents have their hands full at airports when it comes to finding guns. more than 26- hundred guns were found in carry-on luggage last year. most of those weapons weree loaded. airports in dallas, atlanta, houston, denver and phoenix had the most reports. it's illegal to pack a gun in a carry-on bag. weapons are llowed in checked bags as long as they're unloaded know about it. a snowboarder is accused of starting an avalance. he could now faces charges. the man was wearing a camera when he went down a mountain at resort in california. the problem was -- the resort says it was in a very active
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area" you can see him getting piled under the snow -- fighting his way to the surface. he's ok -- b bt could faces charges because the resort says he put himself and others at risk. just 10 days away from the iowa caucuses now -- and there's a shakak-up atatthe top of a new poll. a c-n-n poll shows donald trump ahead in iowa. trump leads senator ted cruz among likely caucucu goers 37 too 26 percent. senator marco rubio is third on the democratic side -- senator bernie sandersis ahead of hihilary clinton. the pollllshows sanders s ith 51 percent support in iowa compared to 43 for clinton. ben carson is back on the campaign trail for the first time since a a ampaign volunteter was killed in a crash this week in iowa. braden joplin died tuesday after the van he in flipped on an icy road near atlantic.
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to the next generation. carson has campaign stops in clarinda, creston and des moines later today. a special guest joins hillary clinton on the campaign trail in iowa. singer demi lovato joined clinton at the iowa memorial union in iowa cityy she spoke to a crowd of hundreds of clinton supporters. "i'm voting for her because i truly believe that there is nobody more qualified." "i would be so thrilled and honoreddif you came and caucused for me on february first." clinton and lovato both spoke about how important t hey believe it is for young people to vote. the candidates are working hard... but i'm not sure they can top this. this morning -- we're meeting the oldest working barber in the world. rob nelson tells us he has no
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community has an elder statesman like anthony mancinelli. of 12. and in just a few weeks, he'll turn 105. his mind and eyes still sharp, hii smile still wide, his it's his work at fantastic cuts in new windsor that gives anthony purpose and peace, his 79 year old son watching on. he has already been recognized by the state and by the guinness book of world records as the world's oldest baer. anthony still works at least 5 days a week...still drives....livesslone and..still cuts his own hair. for more than 90 years and through generations of customers, anthony has relied on his hands. as fr retirement,he relies on faith. the styles anan the tools of the trade have changed. but anthony's simple
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we still have a lot to get to this this since the age of 12. on. he has already been barber. anthony still works at least 5 days a week....still drives....lives alone and..still cuts his own hair. for more than 0 years relies n faith. the styles and the tools of the trade have changed. but anthony's simple grace remains timeless. we still have a lot to get to this morning: including a half- court shot for the ages by this pro athlete. the thing is... he doesn't play basketbaa for a living.g.
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causing too many travel issues this morning. i 'll have your full weekend forecast coming up in just a few minutes. "now your storm track 7 forecast on kwwl." from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team. see the screen for your complete weather information.
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information from the kwwl stormtrack 7 weather team: welcome back i'm meteorologist kyle kiel. threat tracker is showing no hazardous weather over the next couple of days. there will be a few flurries scattered about this morning, otherwise it will be mossy cloudy to ventually partly cloudy this afternoon. that leads to mostly sunny skies tomorrow and a few more clouds tracking into the picture as we head into the day on sunday. there has been light snow showers that have created a few slicks
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overnight. here's the road conditions map froothe iowa department of transportation. most of us are good but around the decorah area there has been some slick spots with partially covered snow roads. with the snow, and a little patchy fog, the visibility hasbeen reduced in many areas, but isn't too dense. similar to what we had around here yesterday. storm track 7 live doppler radar is showing just a few flurries. we have had some light snow showers overnight that have created a few
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we take a wider view with the satellite and radar, the clouds will hang around at least for dhe first part of theheday. but the big story across the country, is the major winter storm frr the mid south to the mid atlantic and northeast through the weekend. you can clearly see the center of this storm in the south, producing freezing rain, snow, aad even sevee the coasas. blizzard wwrnings, too bad this morning in the decreasing clouds and there spots early tomorrow morning. seasonable. the clear sky cloudy to partly cloudy this teens. some areas could be in snow on monday, followed by a college hockey player usss his love of ice .. and a recent cold snap
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to get creative. the young man from minnesota says it took him about two days and froze each brick inside -- at the same time -- with some food coloring. he said it was a fun project and a way to pass the time. the time now is the hawkeyes look to do something they haven't done in almost 30 years. can they keep their winning streak alive? the highlights next. plus -- don't mess with a mountain lion. even iffit's only a mascot. that's what one fan learned the hard way. you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in garrison, lansing, volga and all
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the ninth-raraked hato new jersey. iowa five and oh in the big ten coming into last night's game at and 11 of the first 13. 13-2 iowa at that point. however, rutgers -- which got
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50 at home the other night -- came storming back. they would take the lead briefly in the first half. but iowa would finish the first half on a run and would extend that lead in the second half. jok had a career high 29. iowa wins 90-766 the hawks are six and oh in the big ten for the first time since 1987. they'll host purdue on sunday. one of the most exciting shots at an b-a game comes from a baseball player. here's the video from the grizzlies - nuggets game in denver. a no-look, over- the-head heave -- buried by cololrado rockies outfielder charlie blackmon he celebrates like it's a walk-off home run. the grizzlies won by a point -- but this is the thing most fans will remember from the night. or maybe it's this. a fan at the same game is buried under a mountain of silly string. the man -- apparently -- threw a cup of water on the nuggets mascot. so he convinced other fans -- to team up against him.
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kyle kiel is back with the forecast right after this.
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i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. here's the storm rack 7 day forecast. we will have a mostly sunny to partly cloudy weekend with temperatures in the 20s and monday, followed by cooler temperatures next week. we will keep an eye on the snow monday.
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